North Korea ripe for investment? Yes, but not so fast

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that American private-sector money could be used to help with North Korean power grid and agricultural projects as incentives for denuclearisation.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that American private-sector money could be used to help with North Korean power grid and agricultural projects as incentives for denuclearisation.PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON - United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hinted at incentives the US may offer North Korea in exchange for denuclearisation.

American private-sector money can help grow its power grid and support its under-performing agricultural sector, he has said.

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